Category Archives: Starters

  • Smoked Salmon Terrines

    Posted on January 3, 2016 by in Celebrations, Christmas, Recipes, Starters

    The Christmas holidays are near and considering the composition of a festive menu I am relying on inspiration from the December Christmas edition of the Delicious Magazine. Isn’t it amazing that just for a few Euro one could get the best recommendations of the famous chefs and relax and plan in advance all that is […]

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  • Melon Prosciutto Rocket Salad

    Posted on April 21, 2014 by in Easter, Recipes, Salads, Starters

    Easter Sunday Lunch. What a delight to share this moment with close family and friends. I could still hear the teasing and the laughter, taste the flavour of the mouth watering melon and prosciutto we have sampled as a starter. Following tradition, I have originally intended to start the menu with white asparagus in egg […]

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  • Brie & Apple Chutney canapés

    Posted on January 5, 2014 by in Celebrations, Parties, Recipes, Starters

    Delicious, fast and easy to make party canapés. No cooking required. End-to-end work for no more than half an hour. Could life be any easier? My inspiration for these canapés came from a similar recipe I have noticed by a fellow blogger Adam Dolge. In his recipe blog website Peppered Salt he describes how to make […]

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  • Red Pesto & Salami canapés

    Posted on January 5, 2014 by in Celebrations, Parties, Recipes, Starters

    There is a tradition in our family to start special occasion parties with Champaign and small samples of delicious canapés. Every year the question is the same, do I prepare something new or do I rely on the well tested delicious examples made through the previous festive occasions. This year, inspired by the New Year […]

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  • Parma ham canapés

    Posted on December 29, 2013 by in Recipes, Starters

    Christmas season and TV, could there be any more special time for discovering delicious recipes and getting inspired for cooking? Yes, I admit, I am a good quality BBC TV cooking program addict. So much so, that I am not watching alone, by husband is right next to me. We watch, we comment… and then […]

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  • Vietnamese Spring Rolls

    Posted on December 24, 2013 by in Recipes, Starters

      I love these Vietnamese spring rolls! They are low on calories, a perfect excuse to be made any day. I love serving them as an refreshing appetiser for any Asian-inspired meal or simply to prepare them for myself as a light lunch for a busy working day. Whatever the occasion they are so tasty, […]

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  • Cocktail Canapés

    Posted on December 26, 2012 by in Celebrations, Parties, Recipes, Starters

    Knowing a few recipes for delicious party canapés is always a hidden asset. One never knows when the occasion will come to serve a few delights, but when the moment comes and they are indeed easy to make and quickly ready to serve, one can relax and enjoy the party with a confidence and a […]

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